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1969 #27 Ethiopia

Published 1969

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Producer Watson Kintner
Audio/Visual silent, color


Ethiopia. Dire Dawa.

Bunch of ghat: perennial shrub, leaves chewed by Muslims.
General market (Dire Dawa): arched gateway.
Vegetable market: women colorfully dressed: note stockings. Interesting wall: stone columns, metal work.
Potter using basin to shape base of pot, forming sidewalls.
Potter adding coil of clay
Chat market within stone wall.
Wood market.
Loaded camel at wood market.
Hay market. Stick shelter.
Roofed spice market. Spices (cu).
Hexagonal Coptic Church.
Crowded,loaded camels at rest.
Gourds for sale.
Flat roofed mud huts (en-route to Harrar).
Chat trees on terrace (#see K's notes).
Market traffic: colorful clothing. Note bottle on head.
Sticks carried on heads.
Harar (distant pan shot).


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